Predators and Prey Some animals are predators, some are prey - some are both. The predator eats the prey, and the prey gets eaten by the predator.
Food Chains A food chain shows what is eaten. The fly is eaten by the thrush.
Food Chains A food chain shows what is eaten. The lettuce is eaten by the rabbit.
Food chains always start with a plant. The lettuce is eaten by the slug, the slug is eaten by the bird.
Connections Primary Producer Primary Consumer Secondary Consumer Top of the food chain
The top of the food chain. Some animals are said to be at the top of the food chain. This is because they are not hunted by other animals. No other animal hunts the lion. The lion is at the top of the food chain. Can you think why?
Green plants convert the sun’s energy and are called PRIMARY PRODUCERS
Decomposers like bacteria and fungi break down the dead plants and animals to make nutrients for the primary producer (Green plants).
Food Web A number of interconnected food chains
Carnivore eats other animals Herbivore eats plants Omnivore eats plants and animals